Damien Black

Old Nick's Letters

Welcome to Old Nick's Letters, a series of blogs and occasional videos compiled by the writer whenever he feels the constellations are propitious.

Month: August 2016

Channelling the dark side: fantasy, mythology and therapy

For me, writing is therapy. When I can't write, I'm generally in a bad way. When I can, all is well. OK, it's not as simple as that but you get the idea... Writing is essentially escapist and fantasy is a particularly escapist genre. That's not to say it isn't in touch with reality though. If, like me, you believe that the fantasy genre is the latter-day expression of mythology then it's not h.

Devil’s Night Dawning now available in print and digital!!!

popup-banner Yes, I'm delighted to finally say, Devil's Night Dawning is available to purchase and download on amazon.com and amazon.co.uk... For more details please visit the Books and Shop tabs of this website...